Appendix A: Training Resource-Jigsaw Activity

Intended Audience:

Teachers, District and School Leaders


This “jigsaw” activity allows participants to explore and understand the preface to the ELA standards, Appendix A. Participants will gain clarity on the foundational research-base and necessary background on the organization and language of the standards.

Suggested Use for these Documents:

Professional development leader may use to familiarize the audience with Appendix A of the Common Core Standards.

Materials Necessary:

  1. Copies of each portion of Appendix A
  2. Markers
  3. Chart paper
  4. Sticky notes
  5. Pens/Pencils

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